Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

#13213 closed enhancement

Comparisons in real number field — at Version 2

Reported by: vdelecroix Owned by: vdelecroix
Priority: major Milestone: sage-5.10
Component: number fields Keywords: real number field, comparison
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Authors: Vincent Delecroix Reviewers:
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Description (last modified by vdelecroix)

Provide the order from RR for number field embedded in RR as in

sage: K.<sqrt2> = NumberField(x^2 - 2, 'sqrt2', embedding=1.4142)
sage: sqrt2 - 1 > 0
sage: sqrt2 < 2

There is a patch for quadratic field. Another one is comming for general number fields.

Timings with the patch

sage: K.<sqrt2> = QuadraticField(2,'sqrt2',embedding=1.4142)
sage: b = (5*sqrt2 + 14)/5
sage: a = (3*sqrt2 + 18)/7
sage: %timeit a < b
625 loops, best of 3: 6.68 µs per loop

Timings without the patch

sage: sage: K.<sqrt2> = QuadraticField(2,'sqrt2',embedding=1.4142)
sage: a = (3*sqrt2 + 18)/7
sage: b = (5*sqrt2 + 14)/5
sage: %timeit a < b
625 loops, best of 3: 478 ns per loop


Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by aapitzsch

  • Authors changed from vdelecroix to Vincent Delecroix

I had a short look at your patch. Could you use Python 3 compatible syntax to raise errors. E.g.

raise ValueError("absolute value not implemented for complex embeddings")

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by vdelecroix

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